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THOMAS FICKLIN
  • 70, Male
  • New Haven
  • United States
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  • Rae Johnson
  • Gateway Community College
  • Ray Andrewsen
  • Elizabeth Donius
  • Neane Ragin
  • Mubarakah Ibrahim
  • Giulia Gouge
  • Tambira Armmand
  • The Community Foundation for GNH
  • Cara Rosner
  • Leon Bailey
  • Yvonne E. Jones
  • APNH
  • Andrew Orefice
  • Betsy Beacom
 

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Name of the Organization
Fickin Media
Contact Person
Tom Ficklin
Job Title
President
Contact phone
2037683390
E-mail
tomficklin@aol.com
Website
http://www.tomficklin.blogspot.com
Interest
Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Energy Assistance, Health, Education, Adult Education, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
Description Interest
advocacy

THOMAS FICKLIN's Blog

Coming Out from Under the Stereotype

Posted on November 29, 2014 at 10:59am 0 Comments

http://tomficklin.blogspot.com/2014/11/coming-out-from-under-stereotype.html

Was thinking that this free mind meld and sharing opportunity could produce real fruit- all are welcome, Belated Happy Thanksgiving to all.

National Conference Call for White People

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

http://tomficklin.blogspot.com/2014/11/national-conference-for-white-people-on.html

Please join us for an important call to engage more white people in racial justice work in the aftermath of the Grand Jury in Ferguson. We will be discussing state violence and the impact it has in all of our communities, specifically communities of color. We will share strategies for engaging…

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Serious As a Heart Attack

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 4:05am 0 Comments

Former Police Officer Kevin Ewing shares some really sobering comments and reflections replete with insight re the ongoing intersectionality of law versus justice. http://tomficklin.blogspot.com/2014/11/thank-you-kevin-for-this-dead-serious.html

Kicking Ebola to the Curb

Posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:28am 0 Comments

Hi everyone, Just wanted to be sure you had heard about the opportunity to " Drive Out Ebola". Take care as always and thanks in advance for your donations. This city wide effort really does exemplify and illustrate what can happen when we publicly align and support for a cause greater than our individual objectives. http://tomficklin.blogspot.com/2014/11/city-pitches-in-for-sierra-leones-ebola.html

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At 3:56pm on February 9, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Welcome Tom, glad to have you here. Please post any information that you think will be helpful to Greater New Haven Not-for-Profits.
At 9:48am on February 8, 2010, Roger Senserrich - CAHS said…
Welcome to GNH Community! Glad to see you here. Now it is time to post events, ask questions and make some noise. ¿Have you considered linking the RSS feed of your blog here?
 
 
 

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An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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What Zombies Can Teach Us About Vibrant Communities

This month, LISC and Cornell University will co-sponsor a conference on comprehensive approaches to turning vacant and “zombie” homes into community assets—and upending the conditions that create them in the first place. Helene Caloir, director of LISC’s $75 million New York State Housing Stabilization Fund, describes how this work is part and parcel of the broad challenges of revitalizing neighborhoods, dismantling racial inequity and sparking economic mobility.

“Café, Cultura, Vida”

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we checked in with Sandra Flores, owner of Azukar Coffee, a small business percolating on the South Side of Phoenix that shows just how important a local gathering place can be to a neighborhood.

Changing Health by Changing the Community

In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Howard Kern, president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare, describe how their new $100 million will take aim at the social determinants of health in Virginia. Investing in housing, job training and placement, education and transportation, among other requisites of a healthy life, are key to closing the life expectancy gap and creating a strong economy, they argue. Now is the time for corporations, nonprofits and charitable organizations to play leadership roles in making those investments a reality.

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